Thursday, July 10, 2008

2008 book 100

Mary Gaitskill, ed. Best New American Voices 2009
This is the best book I've reviewed for Library Journal in a while--there are some really stellar stories in here. Also one where a dude kills a dog, which made me like the book a little less.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

how can i get i copy of your review of bnav 2009? thanks, would love to read it, asap

bruno

wordnerdy said...

A real review will appear in some future issue of Library Journal--I'm not sure which one, but there's usually a couple months of lead time, so probably the first one in September.

Anonymous said...

thanks, i wrote one of the stories and was wondering what you thought of it... seriously...
Bruno

wordnerdy said...

Oh . . . which one? I don't remember any by someone named Bruno . . . ?

Anonymous said...

hey wordynerdy,
my real name isn't bruno, but i'll tell you the story had something to do about race... i'm only being cryptic because maybe you didn't like the story, and i want an honest assessment....
bruno
ps--holla at me on facebook bruno schulz II
pps--your name isn't wordnerdy either, huh?

wordnerdy said...

Well, don't be offended if your story isn't mentioned in the review--we have a 175-word limit in LJ. I liked most of the stories a lot so I'm sure yours was great.

Anonymous said...

well, i might be offended, but what did you think of Dorothy Parker and Ruby?